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It's the million dollar question and it's the difference between 10,000 power outages and 100,000 power outages. We're forecasting another 1 to 3 inches of rain throughout the state. The low overnight at the Covington airport was 41 and highs are only expected to reach the low 50s. Monday night our wind direction will change, becoming west.
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  • Retired US General: S. Korea Has Right to Pursue Nuke Weapons

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